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New lung cancer trial to help predict relapse

New lung cancer trial to help predict relapseType:  News 26 May 2020

New lung cancer trial to help predict relapse New lung cancer trial to help predict relapse Charles Swanton. Credit: The Francis Crick Institute A new international Phase 3 clinical trial coordinated by Crick Senior Group Leader and Cancer Research UK’s chief clinician, Charles Swanton, will use personalised detection tests to …

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    As summer starts, sun safety slashes skin cancer risk

    As summer starts, sun safety slashes skin cancer risk

    As summer starts, sun safety slashes skin cancer risk As summer starts, sun safety slashes skin cancer risk (HealthDay)—With many beaches and parks opening in time for Memorial Day, the American Cancer Society is reminding people to practice sun safety. Overexposing yourself to the sun increases your risk for skin …

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      Supportive care to relieve cancer-related fatigue underutilised by breast cancer survivors

      Supportive care to relieve cancer-related fatigue underutilised by breast cancer survivors

      Supportive care to relieve cancer-related fatigue underutilised by breast cancer survivors Supportive care to relieve cancer-related fatigue underutilised by breast cancer survivors Dr. Di Meglio. Credit: ESMO Cancer-related fatigue is a prevalent and potentially persistent issue among breast cancer survivors, which can prevent them from returning to their previous life …

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        Researchers develop high-performance cancer vaccine using novel microcapsules

        Researchers develop high-performance cancer vaccine using novel microcapsules

        Researchers develop high-performance cancer vaccine using novel microcapsules Researchers develop high-performance cancer vaccine using novel microcapsules Strategy for utilizing self-healing microcapsules to modulate immunization microenvironments in cancer vaccination. Credit: WEI Wei Developing safe and efficient bioformulations using approved materials and ingenious designs can accelerate the clinical translation process. Scientists from …

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          Study unveils many ways carcinogens trigger development of breast cancer

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          Study unveils many ways carcinogens trigger development of breast cancer Study unveils many ways carcinogens trigger development of breast cancer Three-dimensional culture of human breast cancer cells, with DNA stained blue and a protein in the cell surface membrane stained green. Image created in 2014 by Tom Misteli, Ph.D., and …

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            Potentially treatable genetic mutations revealed in subset of prostate cancer patients

            Potentially treatable genetic mutations revealed in subset of prostate cancer patients

            Potentially treatable genetic mutations revealed in subset of prostate cancer patients Potentially treatable genetic mutations revealed in subset of prostate cancer patients Intra-patient tumor heterogeneity makes tissue sampling of the most appropriate index lesion challenging. (A) Baseline PSMA PET/CT demonstrated group of 3 lymph nodes with homogeneously intense uptake with …

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              11.2 percent of pediatric cancer patients positive for SARS-CoV-2

              11.2 percent of pediatric cancer patients positive for SARS-CoV-2

              11.2 percent of pediatric cancer patients positive for SARS-CoV-2 11.2 percent of pediatric cancer patients positive for SARS-CoV-2 (HealthDay)—Among pediatric cancer patients, overall morbidity of COVID-19 is low, according to a research letter published online May 13 in JAMA Pediatrics. Farid Boulad, M.D., from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center …

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